H.R. 3166 (104th): False Statements Accountability Act of 1996

Introduced:

Mar 27, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-292

Sponsor:

William Martini

Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 27, 1996
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 11, 1996
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 17, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 25, 1996
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 27, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

Oct 11, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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